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Orofer Fcm 50Mg/Ml Injection

Manufacturer: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Ferric Carboxymaltose
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 17, 2019

This medication is used for the treatment of patients who have an iron deficiency in their blood. It is also used to treat people who are anemic due to kidney disease. This medication helps your body make enough red blood cells to carry out oxygen throughout your body.

Possible side effects of this medicine include flushing, nausea, dizziness, and pain at the injection area. If these side effects worsen, seek medical help right away. Few side effects may occur very rarely but are serious. These severe side effects include

  • High blood pressure and bone pain
  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Swelling of face
  • Throat and tongue
  • Trouble in breathing

The medication is used for the treatment of conditions like:

Following are some of the common side effects that may occur:

  • Nausea

  • Flushing

  • Increased Blood Pressure

  • Dizziness

  • Decreased Potassium Level In Blood

  • Injection Site Reaction

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consumption with alcohol is unknown. Please contact your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is not considerable for pregnant women, one should consult a doctor first.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is safe for breastfeeding women, as the drug doesn't have any significant harm to the baby.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The time duration this medicine has an impact is is not clinically established.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The medication starts showing its result is not clinically established.
  • Is it habit forming?

    Its habit forming tendency is not reported till now.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Orofer Fcm 50Mg/Ml Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medication, please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    In case of overdose, consult your doctor.

This medication is used for treating anemia caused by iron deficiency. It is an iron-carbohydrate complex that is administered through injection for people who are unable to take iron orally. Iron is required by the body to make red blood cells that carry oxygen to every part of the body.

Ques: What is Orofer fcm 50mg ml injection?

Ans: This medication has Elemental Iron as an active element present. It performs its action by as a dietary supplement to fulfill the iron deficiencies and regulate oxygen in the blood.

Ques: What are the uses of Orofer fcm 50mg ml injection?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Iron deficiencies, Anaemia, Weakness.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Orofer fcm 50mg ml injection?

Ans: This medication which has some commonly reported side effects such as Pain in upper central abdomen, Diarrhea, Darky stool may occur, Vomiting, Urge to vomit, Constipation, and Gastrointestinal discomfort.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Orofer fcm 50mg ml injection?

Ans: Store this medication in a cool dry place and keep it in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store this medication out of sight and reach of children. Unused medicines should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children and other people cannot consume them.

Ques: How long do I need to use Orofer Fcm 50Mg/Ml Injection before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medicine takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions. It would be ideal if you note, it doesn't mean you will begin to notice such health improvement in a similar time span as different patients.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Orofer Fcm 50Mg/Ml Injection?

Ans: Contraindication to orofer. In addition, this medication should not be used if you have the following conditions such as Hypersensitivity.

Ques: Is Orofer Fcm 50Mg/Ml Injection safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Ques: Will Orofer Fcm 50Mg/Ml Injection be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of orofer can lead to increased chances of side effects such as Diarrhea, Darky stool may occur, Vomiting, Urge to vomit, Constipation, Gastrointestinal discomfort, etc.
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